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Practice Overview

Matthew Dobbs, MD

Matthew Dobbs, MD

Description of Practice
All aspects of pediatric orthopaedics with a special interest in pediatric foot and spinal deformities. Dr Dobbs utilizes the Ponseti method in his treatment of clubfeet which avoids major surgical intervention in these children.

Clinical Office Locations
St. Louis Children's Hospital
4S60, Suite 1B
One Children's Place
St Louis, MO 63110

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center
13001 N Outer Forty Rd., Suite 1C
Town and Country, MO 63017

Hospital Affiliations
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Common Procedures
Spinal fusion both posterior and anterior for pediatric scoliosis deformities; acute and chronic fracture care; Correction of congenital and acquired foot anomalies; Ponseti method of clubfoot correction; Operative management of hip and lower extremity disorders including developmental hip dysplasia, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Perthes, leg length inequalities, and angular and rotational anomalies; arthroscopy

Common Diagnoses Treated
Idiopathic and Congenital Scoliosis; Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis; Clubfoot; Flatfoot, Vertical Talus; Acute and Chronic Traumatic Disorders; Congenital Hip and Pelvis Disorders; Leg Length Discrepancy; Neuromuscular Disorders; Skeletal Dysplasias; Sports Injuries

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Ponseti Information

Clubfoot Message Board


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